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I want to install a Type 2 SPD to protect all pool equipment…

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Hi Kevin, I want to install a Type 2 SPD to protect all pool equipment wired to one sub panel. Can I simply install a double pole breaker in that panel and connect L1 and L2 to it? Or, am I able to connect it to the same 2pole breaker that feeds the pool motor?
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1) All surge protectors require a dedicated double pole breaker with no other connected loads.

2) The pool pump motor also needs to reside on it's own dedicated circuit with no other connected loads.

3) Double taps are also a code violation and never allowed, Only (1) one wire per screw terminal.

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